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Dolphin Discoveries

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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Great snorkel trip!

Fabulous snorkeling for our family. We loved getting close to the spinner dolphins. The crew were... read more

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Great Experience.

Absolutely fabulous. We were able to view a pod of 60 Dolphins 4 times. Company respectful to... read more

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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!
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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Fabulous snorkeling for our family. We loved getting close to the spinner dolphins. The crew were knowledgeable about the dolphins, and told us some history about what happened on that coastline. They also made sure everybody was safe and had a good time.

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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fabulous. We were able to view a pod of 60 Dolphins 4 times. Company respectful to wildlife.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Swimming with the dolphins was fantastic. They came into view every couple of minutes, swimming by us in groups of 2 to sometimes 20 or so. This was apparently a very good day ... not necessarily typical. Kim said there were a total of about...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This activity was pretty amazing! I took my best friend on the dolphin swim while she was visiting Kona and we both had the a blast! We loved the fact that we are coming into the dolphins habitat, as apposed to having them in an...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a birthday gift to my niece we went on the Dolphin Swim -- it was a fantastic experience. First the crew was great -- Mike and Kim found the dolphins, told us simple instructions and were a great help as it was my niece's...More

Thank Melanie M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My daughter, friends and I went on the Dolphin Discoveries boat ride with Captain Daniel on Tuesday and we were absolutely blown away! He was very mindful of us and the dolphins, and always made sure we were having fun and getting right in front...More

Thank Simone T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family (ages 5-73) booked the Alina tour to swim with dolphins and snorkel Cook’s cove. We had a wonderful time and cannot say enough good things about this operation. Mike and Chris were phenomenal at caring for our needs to make the trip comfortable...More

Thank carmen502020
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our captain and mate were both very professional, educational, and fun. They taught us about dolphin behavior and dropped us in the right spots to interact with the pod. I liked the fact that they observed the pod first and took care to not disturb...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We got to swim with so many dolphins, both spotted and spinner! They were very curious and even saw 2 tiny babies, it was such an amazing morning. Then had a group of bottlenoses visit the ship and cruise alongside us before some great snorkelling....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It took a while to find them, but once we did....WOW! It was so cool sliding off the boat into the beautiful blue and experience the wild dolphins. We event stopped and snorkeled at a coral reef on the way back. Our captain and first...More

Thank Cory39
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PRI002
26 March 2018|
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Response from sonyabussell | Reviewed this property |
The boat came equipped with life jackets and pool noodles for snorkeling so you didn’t have to worry about swimming. You could focus on the dolphins while the jacket or noodle kept you afloat. You could stay in or get back... More
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A_NIELSEN_987
28 July 2017|
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
definitely! there were a few other companies on the water at the same time as us as we were in the water with the dolphins just as often if not more! not sure how they guarantee a more personalised service with wild animals... More
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A_NIELSEN_987
16 July 2017|
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Response from stik6 | Reviewed this property |
We were very conscious of that and we found that their treatment was outstanding. First off the dolphins are born there...the staff is great and very caring. If the dolphins don't feel like participating they aren't forced... More
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